The trendy Kentucky whiskey brand Angel’s Envy has announced a limited release of its Kentucky straight bourbon finished in Oloroso sherry casks. Angel’s Envy Sherry Finish will be available for purchase at the distillery and select retailers in Kentucky beginning February 15th. Angel’s Envy 500 Main members will get early access to reserve a bottle beginning on February 12th. The company is only releasing 3,600 bottles for purchase, and expect bottles to go fast. On the nose
The Indian whisky sector is as vast and vibrant as the country itself, with gigantic brands battling for supremacy in their particular segment of the market. *This feature was originally published in the November 2018 issue of The Spirits Business India is the world’s third­-largest economy, and could eventually take the number two spot from the US, according to PwC’s World in 2050 report. The country’s GDP is growing by around 8% and is forecast
Trade body the Distilled Spirits Council has welcomed a new agreement signed by the US and the UK to ensure protection for spirits as the UK prepares to leave the European Union. Gregg Doud, chief agricultural negotiator in the office of the US trade representative, and Kim Darroch, UK ambassador to the US, signed two agreements for wine and spirits on 31 January 2019. The deal ensures that mutual protection for Bourbon, Tennessee whiskey, Scotch
A hemp-infused gin, a Swedish whisky aged in rum casks and a single malt range inspired by Game of Thrones are among the top products to launch last month. The beginning of the year was particularly busy for the spirits world with a number of new products entering the market. During a booze-free month made popular by Dry January, Caleño became the latest non-alcoholic brand to join the fast-growing category. Meanwhile, a number of producers
Batched cocktail specialist World of Zing has created an exclusive range of bottled cocktails for the Lincoln Plaza Hotel in London. The London-based bottled cocktail specialist has created three ready-to-drink cocktails for the minibars in each room of the Canary Wharf-based Lincoln Plaza, which is a brand of Hilton Hotels. Drinks include World of Zing’s Margarita, made with Don Julio Tequila, agave syrup, Persian lime macerate and Zing Orange Liqueur; the Bitter Orange Old Fashioned,